Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc (NYSE:ESD) is expected to pay $0.11 on Oct 28, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $1.37. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 19, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc’s current price of $15.45, the dividend is 0.68%. This dividend’s record date is Oct 21, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 6, 2016. The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.21 on October 17, hitting $15.45. Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd Inc (NYSE:ESD) has risen 10.20% since March 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.71% the S&P500.
Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has a market cap of $472.45 million. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek total return. It currently has negative earnings. High current income is its secondary investment objective.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.34, from 0.83 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 6 funds sold all Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd Inc shares owned while 17 reduced positions. 6 funds bought stakes while 21 increased positions. They now own 6.86 million shares or 53.91% less from 14.88 million shares in 2016Q1.
Citigroup Inc owns 223,747 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Rivernorth Cap Ltd Liability Company holds 855,715 shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Amer Rech & has 0% invested in the company for 400 shares. Raymond James Fincl Service Advisors accumulated 34,681 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Allen Investment Mgmt Llc has 10,451 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Cue has 0.67% invested in the company for 50,540 shares. The Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Equity Ser has invested 0% in Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd Inc (NYSE:ESD). Washington Bancorp holds 0% or 372 shares in its portfolio. Penn Mutual Life Insur Co accumulated 465,000 shares or 5.18% of the stock. Grt Cap Partners Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.04% or 10,060 shares. Ftb accumulated 0% or 500 shares. Natl Bank Of America Corporation De has 0% invested in the company for 285,768 shares. Boyer Corporon Wealth Management Ltd Co owns 386,405 shares or 2.85% of their US portfolio. Guggenheim Limited Liability Corp last reported 38,935 shares in the company. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Serv has 12,438 shares for 0% of their US portfolio.
ESD Company Profile
Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc., incorporated on April 16, 2003, is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek total return. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks high current income. The Fund invests in United States dollar and non-dollar-enominated debt securities of emerging market issues.
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